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The stockholm octavo : A Novel. / Karen Engelmann.

Engelmann, Karen, 1954- (Author). Vance, Simon. (Added Author).

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  • ISBN: 9781483061641 (sound recording)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (11 audio files) : digital
  • Edition: Unabridged.
  • Publisher: Ashland : Blackstone Audio, Inc., and Buck 50 Productions, LLC, 2013.

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General Note: Unabridged.
Participant or Performer Note: Narrator: Simon Vance.
Summary, etc.: For fans of Patrick Suskind's classic Perfume comes a dazzling debut set during Stockholm's opulent golden age and brilliantly interweaving history, romance, and intrigue-a story in which one man's fortune holds the key to a nation's precarious fate.Life is close to perfect for Emil Larsson, a self-satisfied bureaucrat in the Office of Customs and Excise in 1791 Stockholm. He is a true man of the town-a drinker, card player, and contented bachelor-until one evening when Mrs. Sofia Sparrow, a fortune-teller and proprietress of an exclusive gaming parlor, shares with him a vision she has had: a golden path that will lead him to love and connection. She lays an octavo for him, a spread of eight cards that augur the eight individuals who can help him realize this vision-if he can find them.Emil begins his search, intrigued by the puzzle of his octavo and the good fortune Mrs. Sparrow's vision portends. But when Mrs. Sparrow wins a mysterious folding...
System Details Note: Requires OverDrive Listen (file size: N/A KB) or OverDrive app (file size: 354274 KB).
Subject: Fiction.
Historical Fiction.
Genre: Electronic books.

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